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I have a partition that I need standard users (not administrators)to have read/write access to. However, this partition does not even appear to them as it does to me as an administrator. How can I make it so that standard users can read/write to this partition? It would be nice if they could have the ability to mount it if needed.

I have the same problem with removable media - if I have a flash card in the computer, the standard users cannot see this storage media.

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Do you require access to the raw partition or to the filesystem on it? – jippie Jul 10 '12 at 7:15

Go to the Unity dash, and type Users and Groups. When the window opens, click on the desired user, and then the Advanced Settings Tab

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and then click on the User Privileges tab, and choose the options that you want.

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How do we do this in 13.04? – kedmond Oct 2 '13 at 20:18
Take a look at How to manage users and groups – Mitch Oct 3 '13 at 5:28

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